Licensed Veterinary Technician

LVT/RVT New York, New York


Description

Position at Animal General

**$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS!!**

Our Ideal Candidate: 

 

An individual who is passionate about animal care, highly motivated, and pays attention to detail. Our Licensed Veterinary Technicians are the heartbeat of our team and work side by side our Veterinarians (DVMs) during procedures. A full-time position would require working between 30-40 hours a week, which include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and holiday shifts. 

 

Job Duties: 

  • Assisting DVMs during procedures by restraining animals, conducting tests, monitoring vitals, and administering medications. 
  • Maintaining medical records and communicating with clients on their pets' medical procedures, including next steps.  
  • Maintaining treatment room, including maintenance of equipment such as anesthetic machines/ monitors, x-ray machines, dental, and autoclaving equipment. 
  • Must be comfortable and confident handling large animals. 

Required Skills:  

  • Monitoring and assessing patient’s status 
  • Collecting blood and other samples for testing 
  • Placing catheters  
  • Administering medication
  • Taking digital radiographs (x-rays)
  • Dentistry
  • Triage
  • Providing sedation for diagnostic procedures 
  • Feeding patient through peg-tube and Naso-gastric tubes 
  • Performing postoperative nursing care, including pain management. 

Job Requirements: 

  • Valid New York State Veterinary Technology license is required.  
  • Previous veterinary experience is preferred, however not required. 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, squatting, reach, standing, and walking throughout the day. 


Take a peek at our website to see just how fun and rewarding working with us will be: 
https://www.animalgeneral.com.